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Cache of stolen FTP credentials discovered

Cache of stolen FTP credentials discovered

Most logins had "reasonably strong" passwords.
Sep 17 2010 1:11PM
New commercial DDoS botnet discovered

New commercial DDoS botnet discovered

Can be leased to launch attacks.
Sep 16 2010 1:58PM
Botnet family unleashes over 200 DDoS attacks

Botnet family unleashes over 200 DDoS attacks

'YoyoDDoS' servers mostly located in China.
Aug 25 2010 1:28PM
Critical flaws discovered in widely used embedded OS

Critical flaws discovered in widely used embedded OS

500 million devices could be affected.
Aug 4 2010 12:55PM
World Cup lottery spam, targeted malware discovered

World Cup lottery spam, targeted malware discovered

Cybercriminals are actively exploiting interest in the World Cup.
Jun 18 2010 10:28AM
44 million stolen gaming credentials discovered

44 million stolen gaming credentials discovered

Wayi Entertainment the main target.
May 28 2010 1:51PM
XSS vulnerabilities discovered in Facebook, closed quickly

XSS vulnerabilities discovered in Facebook, closed quickly

Researchers this week released proof-of-concept code for a number of cross-site scripting flaws on Facebook, but the social networking site said it closed the vulnerabilities within hours.
Dec 17 2008 9:34AM
Vulnerability discovered in WPA encryption

Vulnerability discovered in WPA encryption

German researchers have found a way to decrypt packets from a WPA-protected network.
Nov 7 2008 9:54AM
Scientists find world's largest prime numbers

Scientists find world's largest prime numbers

Scientists in the US and Germany have found the two largest prime numbers ever calculated in a discovery which could dramatically increase the effectiveness of cryptographic systems.
Sep 20 2008 12:20PM
Rare SCADA vulnerability discovered

Rare SCADA vulnerability discovered

Researchers have discovered a rare bug in a Windows-based control software package used by as many as one-third of the world's industrial plants.
May 9 2008 10:05AM
Massive hacker server discovered

Massive hacker server discovered

Security researchers recently found a server being used to harvest private information consisting of stolen data from 40 international businesses, as well as health-related information on patients worldwide.
May 7 2008 10:15AM
Year's first QuickTime vulnerability discovered

Year's first QuickTime vulnerability discovered

An Italian researcher has identified a flaw in Apple's QuickTime media application that can allow an attacker to perform a DoS attack or take control of an affected PC.
Jan 15 2008 4:28PM
Browser spoofing flaw discovered in Internet Explorer 7

Browser spoofing flaw discovered in Internet Explorer 7

The latest version of Internet Explorer is susceptible to a zero-day vulnerability that can permit a malicious website to spoof the address bar, a security researcher reported this weekend.
Jul 17 2007 9:38AM
Experts: LdPinch.ZO Trojan discovered

Experts: LdPinch.ZO Trojan discovered

Cyber criminals are designing and spreading a new Trojan called LdPinch.ZO in an attempt to steal sensitive corporate data, experts have warned.
Mar 21 2007 2:49AM
Update: New MySpace Trojan discovered

Update: New MySpace Trojan discovered

A MySpace profile coercing users to click on a link to a ‘top model website’ is actually a malicious Trojan, according to security vendor F-Secure.
Mar 2 2007 2:10PM
US Judge  sentenced to prison for child porn

US Judge sentenced to prison for child porn

A former judge was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison on Tuesday for possession of child pornography that was initially found by a Canadian hacker vigilante who tipped off authorities six years ago.
Feb 22 2007 10:32PM
Study: New pharming attack discovered

Study: New pharming attack discovered

As many as half of all broadband users - including some small- and medium-size enterprises - are susceptible to a new pharming attack that can succeed without the hacker ever penetrating the computer, Symantec announced today.
Feb 16 2007 10:06AM
Yet another Adobe Reader vulnerability discovered

Yet another Adobe Reader vulnerability discovered

A new vulnerability in Adobe Reader was reported today, joining a handful of other recently-discovered flaws affecting the popular software used to read PDF files.
Jan 10 2007 4:50PM
New flavor of Bagle worm discovered

New flavor of Bagle worm discovered

A new, unique variety of the Bagle worm are in the wild, several internet security firms warned this week.
Mar 30 2006 10:43PM
Second IE flaw discovered in two days

Second IE flaw discovered in two days

A new web browser vulnerability made a tough week a little bit tougher for Microsoft.
Mar 22 2006 10:46PM

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